Anwar in hospital with "serious" health problems: wife

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Malaysia's jailed ex-opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was hospitalised Tuesday for a host of health problems including "erratic" blood pressure, his wife said.

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail also criticised the prison authorities for allegedly delaying Anwar's request for treatment and tests for his medical problems.

"His blood pressure goes up and down and is erratic. He also suffers from other serious health problems," she told AFP.

"But he is in (a) stable condition," she said, adding that the family expected to visit him later Tuesday.

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